(a) i, ii and iii
(b) i, iii and v
(c) iii, iv and v
(d) i, iii and iv
The earliest use of the term samanta in the sense of a vassal is found in an
inscription of the
(a) Vakataka ruler, Dharasena II, of the sixth century AD
(b) Pallava ruler, Santivarman, of the fifth century AD
(c) Gupta ruler, Samudragupta, of the fourth century AD
(d) Vakataka ruler, Pravarasena II, of the fifth century AD
Bana informs us that Harsha’s army is made up of the troops supplied by the
samantas. This fact is confirmed by
(a) Huien Tsang’s Si-yu-ki
(b) Harsha’s Nausasi Copper Plate Inscription
(c) Pulakesin II’s Aihole Inscription
(d) Harsha’s Ratnavali
Which of the following terms denote land measurements of different units
prevalent in eastern India?
(i) Vapi
(ii) Adhavapa
(iii) Dronavapa
(iv) Kulyavapa
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii and iii
(c) iii and iv
(d) ii, iii and iv
Consider the following statement.
‘Sages declare a field to belong to him who cleared away timber, and a deer
to him who first wounded it.’
This is attributed to
(a) Narada
(b) Manu
(c) Brihaspati